Table of Contents

<br>

Krishna

Markandeya meets Baby Krishna

Mirabai: Holi with Krishna

From the Mahabharata: The rejection of Lord Krishna’s peace proposal

What was Arjuna doing in the Mahabharata war?

Krishna’s last lesson for Arjuna

<br>

Ganesha and Hanuman

What did Ganesha teach about Shiva bhakti?

Hanuman Chalisa: Translation in English

Hanuman’s Early Education

Ganesha: His Eight Names

Lord Ganesha: Our savior from obstacles

Bhakti Yoga and Hanuman

Lord Ganesh: The Absolute Reality

Why did Ved Vyas request Lord Ganesha to transcribe his Mahabharata?

Is faith in Rama a precondition for adoring Lord Hanuman?

<br>

Shakti

The three primary incarnations of Shakti

Navaratri: Remembering Mother Durga

Mother Durga: The Ocean of Grace

Saraswati’s grace on Hinduism

Sita: Goddess beyond Nature

Gayatri Mantra: A Request for Inspiration

Are we preparing for bigger blessings from Goddess Shakti?

Goddess Kali: The One beyond thought

<br>

Shiva

Shiva: The beautiful one

Yogavasistha: Tandava and the dissolution

Devi Parvati’s dedication for Shiva

Sati and Shiva

Shiva as Rameshwaram: Guidance for Hanuman

From the Shiva Purana: Shiva’s Grace

Lord Shiva: The Benevolent One

<br>

Vishnu

The Matsya Avatar: Lord Vishnu’s first visit to earth

Kurma Avatar: Lord Vishnu’s second visit to earth

Varaha Avatar: Lord Vishnu’s third incarnation

The Narasimha Avatar: Lord Vishnu’s Fourth Incarnation

Vamana Avatar: Vishnu’s Fifth Incarnation

Parasurama: The Sixth Incarnation of Vishnu

Rama: Vishnu’s Seventh Incarnation

Krishna: The Eighth Incarnation of Vishnu

Buddha: The ninth incarnation of Vishnu

Kalki: The tenth incarnation of Vishnu

Lord Brahma’s first experience with meditation

<br>

Dharma

In a temple: Rituals vs. Devotion

Hinduism: Main beliefs

The Karmic Law Quiz

Different Perspectives

Forms of God

River Ganges: Vishnu’s blessings

Cows, India, and Compassion

Ayurveda

Asteya: Non-stealing

Satsang

Can humans claim to be incarnations of God?

The departure of Bhakti Saints

Caste, varna, and our aspiration

Vegetarianism

Mahabharata: Karna and his friendship

Does ego block learning?

Learning about Hinduism

Pipal: The celebrated Hindu tree

The Bhakti Movement: Who organized it?

What does Hinduism expect from an Ideal Advisor?

Namaste: Is this Indian greeting still relevant?

Agriculture in India: Role of an Incarnation

Mahabharata: Ved Vyas’s grand miracle

Defeating corruption

<br>

Philosophy

Karma Yoga

Shukadeva: Shiva’s grace on Vyasa

Vishistadvaita: What does “knowledge” mean?

From the Yogavasistha: How old is Bhushandi?

Yoga: What is Antahkarana?

Workplace Spirituality: Remembrance

Kabirdas: Where to find God

Is the world illusory?

Realization: Role of Effort

Siddhis from Yoga

Our real guru

Bhakti and the three gunas of nature

Jivanmukta: Selected Characteristics

Mahatma Gandhi and Karma Yoga

Katha Upanishad: Does our self really need divine grace?

Moksha: Liberation in Hinduism

Brahman-rishi Vasistha as Lord Rama’s guru

Selecting an ideal birthday gift: Guidance from the Gita

Do we have to renounce wealth to enroll in spirituality?

Tips from the Gita: God-remembrance is not a hideout from karma

Parenting with Truth: The legend of Vishnu-devotee Prahlada

Dussehra Special: Lord Rama’s Chariot

<br>

Music

Origin of Hindustani Music

Vedic Musical Instruments: A Gift from God

Why would anyone learn Indian classical instrumental music in the 21st century?

<br>

Temples and Festivals

Guru Purnima

Vasant Panchami: Remembering Saraswati

Diwali: Worshipping Lakshmi

Dussehra: The subjugation of tamas

Janmashtami: The birthday of Krishna and Yogamaya

Makar Sankranti: Celebrating good karma

How Barbareek became Khatu Shyamji

Shiva as Somnath

Deepavali: A celebration of Darshan

Raksha Bandhan Special: Does the Hindu trinity celebrate this festival?

Rama Navami Special: Remembering the name of Lord Rama

Maha Shivaratri Special: Lord Shiva’s Ancestry

Diwali Special: Making our wish list

Navaratri: Acknowledging Energy

Holi: Celebration vs. Renunciation

<br>

Vedic Astrology